Top 5 – Animated Movies on Brother-Sister Relationship


A tale about Scottish clans and how a girl along with her triplet brothers wins over a demon bear. Being a Disney Pixar movie, this funny fantasy movie does entertain and kids would love it. There is also a video game based on this movie and available for PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, Nintendo DS and PC.


Peter Pan

Yes, this movie is based on the play by J. M. Barrie. A tale about a sister and two brothers. The last Disney movie to be distributed by  RKO Radio Pictures before Buena Vista Distribution was founded. Another timeless classic from the house of Disney.


Hansel and Gretel: An Opera Fantasy

The Grimm Brothers’ tale about a brother and sister is a classic. Many movies in different languages have been made based on this story. This movie is based on the opera by Engelbert Humperdinck. It was the first American feature-length animated film not made by Disney and not made with traditional animation.

Hansel And Gretel- An Opera Fantasy - 1954

Song of the Sea(Irish: Amhrán na Mara)

An Irish fantasy drama that revolves around Selkies and Celtic Goddesses. This hand drawn animated movie has it’s unique type of narration and visualization. The siblings’ love-hate relationship is well portrayed in this movie. Definitely one of the best fantasy animated dramas of recent times.

Ben and Saoirse in Song of the Sea

Grave of the Fireflies(Japanese: 火垂るの墓)

This is an animated war drama movie based on a semi-autobiographical short story of the same name written by Akiyuki Nosaka. The aftermath of the second world war is seen through the eyes of two children and is absolutely heart wrenching. It is one of the most tragic and depressing animes of all time.


Thanks for reading.

P.S. Look out for the parent’s guide to decide on watching these movies with your sibling.

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